Mahboob is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Knowledge Platform, an education technology company with operations in Singapore, Pakistan, the United States and China. Mahboob is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education (IIE). He has also served as Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD. Prior to establishing Knowledge Platform, Mahboob was a partner at the international law firm of Sidley Austin. Mahboob received a Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law, a Master of Arts in Political Science from The Johns Hopkins University in 1987, and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Princeton University in 1981.